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Netizens reach out for dictionary as Tharoor supports Chidambaram with another word

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Published Aug 22, 2019, 3:25 pm IST
Updated Aug 22, 2019, 3:28 pm IST
Schadenfreude, word of German origin, means 'pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune', according to Oxford dictionary.
Once again, in his tweet, he used the situation to introduce another complex word 'Schadenfreude' for his followers on social media. (Photo: File)
 Once again, in his tweet, he used the situation to introduce another complex word 'Schadenfreude' for his followers on social media. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor came out in support of his party colleague and former Union minister P Chidambaram, who was arrested by the CBI on Wednesday in connection with INX media case.

Taking to Twitter, Tharoor extended his support to Chidambaram claiming that "justice will prevail in the end". He also hailed Chidambaram for 'standing up to persecution' and 'character assassination'.

 

Once again, in his tweet, he used the situation to introduce another complex word 'Schadenfreude' for his followers on social media.

Schadenfreude, a word of German origin, means 'pleasure derived by someone from another person's misfortune', according to the Oxford dictionary.

Taking to Twitter, Tharoor said: "Well said @PChidambaram_IN! It is a tribute to your strength of character that you are standing up to persecution and character assassination with courage and confidence. I believe justice will prevail in the end. Till then, we will have to allow some malicious minds their schadenfreude."

Here is what netizens replied:

 

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